[Mono-dev] Fixing bug 39915 (DriveInfo.VolumeLabel does not return Volume Label under Windows)

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 13:48:56 UTC 2017

You could start a process (console) and capture the standard output, and in
it call 'dir'. It is convoluted but I do it frequently for testing
interactions between multiple processes.

Rafael Teixeira

On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 10:28 AM, HKakuschke <horst at kakuschke.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> as I recently also suffered from Bug 39915 under Windows OS, I would like
> to
> fix that.
> Handling volume labels under Windows OS could be done via Windows API
> functions GetVolumeInformation() and SetVolumeLabel() respectively (like
> getting DriveInfo.TotalFreeSpace is handled via Windows API function
> GetDiskFreeSpace()).
> But, I just don't have any idea how to write test cases for this:
> - to test the getter of DriveInfo.VolumeLabel one would need to know the
> volume labels of the drives of the test machine
> - to test the setter of DriveInfo.VolumeLabel one would have to alter the
> volume label of at least one of the drives of the test machine.
> Any suggestions or ideas?
> Thanks,
> Horst
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